What You Need to Know About Dangerous Goods

While shipping companies and services accept a great number of items, some require special care when sending or receiving them. Referred to as “dangerous goods” or “hazardous materials”, these items have strict regulations to keep involved parties as safe as possible. While many are unlikely to be handled by the average person, there are other products that you might not realize would need to be regulated. Homeowners should know what to expect during dangerous goods packaging and shipping.

What are Dangerous Goods?

Dangerous goods are defined by the Department of Transportation and the United Nations as any substance or object that could harm living organisms, property or the environment, whether broadly or due to specific conditions during shipping. There are nine recognized categories, based on the type of danger posed:

  • Explosives
  • Gases—flammable, toxic or neither
  • Flammable liquids
  • Flammable solids
  • Oxidizing substances and organic pesticides
  • Toxic and infectious substances
  • Radioactive
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3 Ways to Make Your Home a Little Greener

Going green contributes to a more sustainable environment. There’s a common misconception that green living is expensive, but taking steps to make your home eco-friendly may help to save you money Here are X ways to make your New Jersey home a little greener.

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Add Smart Meter

Winters in New Jersey can get pretty cold. When the temperatures drop, your heater becomes your home’s (and your family’s) best friend. It’s also one of the things in your home that uses the most energy. After installing a smart meter, you can program it so that your heat only comes on at certain times of the day. You reduce your energy usage and your energy bills.

Put in Some Solar Panels  

Solar panels are work by taking the sun’s energy and turning it into electricity. With solar power new jersey, your home is provided with a completely clean source of …

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